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Radiology Managers Fight Private Payor Adoption of MPPR

A concerning trend of private payors adopting the Medicare multiple procedure payment reduction (MPPR) on the professional component of imaging was clear at this year’s Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA) Fall Educational Conference.

This cut, which Medicare has applied since 2012, has now also become the policy of many of the nation’s largest insurance companies, despite the vigorous assertions of radiologists, radiology practice owners, and practice managers that the MPPR cut on the professional component of imaging is inappropriate.

Source: UBM Partner Site Diagnostic Imaging - For full article, please click here.

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Comment by Chris M Salberg on February 27, 2016 at 8:50pm

Doesn't surprise me one bit and the trickle down effect slows our business as well!

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